The 6 best credit cards that will save you the most money

4th July 2019

— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you sign up for a credit card after clicking one of our links, we may earn a small fee for referring you. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives. Whether you’re buying a new television, remodeling the kitchen or even covering an emergency bill, certain credit…

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Enter for your chance to win* an iPhone XS and 2 months of Verizon Visible service

4th July 2019

How about a new phone? For once, I’m not steering you to a deal — I’m giving you the chance to win one. One of three, in fact, thanks to the awesome folks at Verizon’s Visible carrier. Verizon who-now? Visible is the carrier’s prepaid service, offering unlimited everything for a flat $40 per month. I’m a fan, even more so now that Visible has eliminated the plan’s speed cap for…

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Amazon will reportedly make grocery brands pay for Prime Day losses

3rd July 2019

Amazon is reportedly charging some grocery brands an additional fee during 2019 Prime Day if their promotional sales fall short and cause a loss for Amazon. The charge will “fund the profitability gap,” CNBC reported Tuesday, citing an email allegedly sent to the retailer’s vendors. Amazon Prime Day is arriving July 15-16 and will see a massive sale on Amazon. According to the report, though, Amazon will then waive the…

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Facebook’s Libra Currency – Will it rewrite the crypto playbook?

3rd July 2019

Facebook recently launched a cryptocurrency named Libra, along with several partners such as Uber, Visa, Vadofone and so on. The website states that “Libra’s mission is to enable a simple global currency and financial infrastructure that empowers billions of people”. Libra like other cryptocurrencies will be based on blockchain technology and allow Facebook users to “send, receive, spend, and secure their money” and thereby “enabling a more inclusive global financial…

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Apple Music’s 60 million subscribers tally includes free trials (again)

29th June 2019

Apple Music has surpassed 60 million subscribers, as Apple resumed counting people with free accounts. In January, Apple CEO Tim Cook said Apple Music had hit 50 million paid members, not including people who are listening free with its trademark three-month trial period. The last time the company included free trials was more than a year ago, when it disclosed 50 million total members in May 2018. Spotify offers a…

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Google Just Launched a Small Business Tool to Grow Your Business. Here’s How to Use It

29th June 2019

Google is hoping that it can improve your business with just a simple search tool. The company launched a new Google Small Business tool this week that lets you input basic information about your business, including its name and website address, and learn about the ways you can improve upon it. To kick things off, you need to provide your company name and website address. From there, Google will find…

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6 travel hacks you need to know for summer vacation

28th June 2019

Summer has arrived, and millions of people will take time off and fly to exotic destinations around the world. They will seek out beaches, lakes, hotels, rentals, cars, planes, trains, restaurants, museums – and badly needed Vitamin D. As you book your vacation, put consumer tech to good use. For example, hidden cameras are a concern in hotel rooms and vacation rentals. An unlocked smartphone lets you access websites and…

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Target kicks off back-to-school season with new clothes, college departments and more

27th June 2019

The Minneapolis-based chain announced Wednesday that it is expanding its uniform selection with the Cat & Jack kids line and launching the new “More Than Magic” tween girl brand with clothes, school supplies and more. Target also will have new Back to College sections in more than 700 stores near college campuses. “Whether you’re picking out crayons and glue sticks for your soon-to-be-kindergartener or decking out a dorm room with…

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Soon, satellites will be able to watch you everywhere all the time

27th June 2019

In 2013, police in Grants Pass, Oregon, got a tip that a man named Curtis W. Croft had been illegally growing marijuana in his backyard. So they checked Google Earth. Indeed, the four-month-old satellite image showed neat rows of plants growing on Croft’s property. The cops raided his place and seized 94 plants. In 2018, Brazilian police in the state of Amapá used real-time satellite imagery to detect a spot…

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Amazon Prime Day 2019: Where to find best deals on TVs and media streamers

26th June 2019

Get ready, TV shoppers: Amazon Prime Day is coming on July 15 and will last longer than ever: two full days. It’s kind of like Amazon’s own holiday sale, except during the summer, and typically features plenty of deals on TVs and media streamers — among thousands of other items like laptops and PCs, smart home gadgets and more. The catch? You have to be a member of Amazon’s Prime…

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Inside Starbucks’ secret laboratory, they brew change at a caffeinated pace

25th June 2019

Yes, its customers look forward each year to the return of seasonal favorites like the Pumpkin Spice Latte or the S’mores Frappuccino, but if the chain can’t create exciting new offerings, some of those folks may spend less – or worse, stay home. That’s why CEO Kevin Johnson sets a relentless pace when it comes to innovation. He believes in turning ideas into action in just 100 days, a level…

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Amazon Prime Day, officially announced for July 15, will run for two days

25th June 2019

Amazon’s Prime Day sale started off rocky last year, with the world’s biggest online retailer offering customers a crashing website and app. The company aims to do better this year, with the fifth annual Prime Day coming next month. The sale will start on July 15 just after midnight Pacific Time and run for 48 hours, the longest Prime Day sale ever, up from 36 hours the year before, Amazon…

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